East Austin Hotel to host free 'Upside Cinema' screening each Thursday this fall
If you're one of the likely thousands of Austinites who let your MoviePass subscription lapse, the next-best thing is here. This fall, the East Austin Hotel is partnering with Vulcan Video to host the 'Upside Cinema' series at its rooftop bar, The Upside, with a free film screening and happy hour specials each Thursday through December.
The films will be projected on the outdoor patio of The Upside starting at 8:30 p.m. Happy hour specials include $2 off appetizers, $2 off house cocktails and wines by the glass, and $1 off draft beers beginning at 4 p.m. Happy hour deals will also be offered at East Austin Hotel's all-day restaurant, Sixth and Waller, and Pool Bar beginning at 3 p.m.
Here's the film schedule announced so far, according to a press release:
- September – Rock ‘n’ Roll Cinema, featuring:
- September 5 – “Phantom of Paradise”
- September 12 – “Streets of Fire”
- September 19 – “Times Square”
- September 26 – “FM”
- October – Multiple Maniacs, a Halloween-themed salute to the murderous maniacs!
- November – Macho Mustached Men, a Movember tribute to the best mustaches in cinema history
- December – Horrible Holidays